Faculty of Arts


POLICY 769

Advanced Research Skills


Description

Examination of qualitative and quantitative methods of research design, execution, analysis and interpretation. Particular attention is paid to computer-assisted data analysis methods such as Nvivo and SPSS and benefits of employing multiple methods when utilising datasets such as the New Zealand Election Survey and the International Social Survey Programme. Requires the completion of independent research exercises culminating in both a qualitative and quantitative research report.

Class limits for 2019

Enrolment is limited to 30 students.

Students enrolled in the MPP will be guaranteed a place. If places remain, other students will be enrolled in the following priority order:

1.    POLITICS PG students, ranked by GPA.

2. All other students, identified by the Head as having sufficient background to enrol in the course, enrolled on a first in, first enrolled basis.

Availability 2019

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Assessment


Points

POLICY 769: 15.0 points

Restrictions

POLITICS 769, SOCIOL 701, SOCSCRES 702, 703


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